Little Flyer Buzzes a White Morph Reddish Egret...and a "Normal" Reddish on the Sand

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Nice shots Bobby but are you sure that first shot is a white morph?

White morphs have pink beaks with black tips.
During the breeding season they're that colorful. Around here that's February,, March and April. By July there just ... white.

Here's one from earlier this year with the colors you describe. Plus the blue lores.

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Nice shots Bobby. I have a question on the topic and identification. Here it is, on the first photo the beak looks completely black. Is that the change that you were describing in your last post?
 
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I actually recently learned that too, since the only white Reddish Egrets I've shot were done with the breeding colors. I lost a 6 pack of Corona in a bet when I thought it was a Snowy Egret!
 
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I actually recently learned that too, since the only white Reddish Egrets I've shot were done with the breeding colors. I lost a 6 pack of Corona in a bet when I thought it was a Snowy Egret!
Ha!!!! Did the guy at least invited you to a beer with him...
 

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